First Mint Fest Day One Schedule 🗓
The First Mint
Good Morning, NBA Top Shot Squad! Happy Tuesday, and happy start of First Mint Fest!
Not a lot of news to report over the last days in the Top Shot world, except for another experience available to collectors who complete the PlayerCon Showcase Quest:
⛹️♂️ PLAYERCON QUEST ⛹️♂️
Create a showcase with one moment from each of:
🏀 Marvin Bagley
🏀 Harrison Barnes
🏀 Bogdan Bogdanovic
🏀 Andre Iguodala
🏀 CJ McCollum
🎁 PRIZE: A chance at tickets to #NBAPlayerCon, a virtual event hosted by @TheNBPA + @dapperlabs
Details ⬇️ https://t.co/C4xJQxRHJO
Today’s newsletter will instead focus on the Fest, which our team is excited for many of you to experience today! Sign up here, if you haven’t already!
Below you’ll find a schedule of events for the day, with brief info about each session. If you haven’t already, make sure to join our Festival HQ Discord, where you can chat with our presenters, featured projects, TFM team and the NFT community. We’ll also have giveaways and other surprises, so hop on in!
A live look at me crowdsurfing through the Metaverse over the next three days:
Together With Evaluate.Market
Ready to take your collection to the next level? The Evaluate platform features tools for Challenge Tracking, Account Valuation, and the ability to shape Top Shot Sales Data as you please.
Day 1 Schedule 🗓
KEYNOTE STREAM — The Interview
3:00pm - 4:00pm EST / 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
CEO of Dapper Labs & NBA Top Shot, Roham Gharegozlou vs. The First Mint’s LG Doucet.
Blocto - Your Entrance to the World of NFTs
5:00pm - 5:30pm EST / 2:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
You’ve entered the NFT sphere with NBA Top Shot, now it’s time to open a thousand more doors. Blocto integrates with projects on Flow such as Dark Country, Vault by CNN, Versus, and more. Your wallet is your passport to traverse the blockchain world, and we’d love to introduce you to this new world of possibility! Feat. Blocto Co-founder and COO, Edwin Yen.
Eternal.GG - Fandom As Utility
5:30pm - 6:00pm EST / 2:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
Exploring the different utilities of an NFT, including economic, functional, and social uses. Feat. Jeffrey Tong from Eternal.gg.
Panel - What Makes a Great NFT?
6:00pm - 6:45pm EST / 3:00pm - 3:45pm PDT
New NFT projects launch every single day. So how do you pick the ones that become truly great? Hear from experts and veterans about how to approach the market and what to look for long term. Feat. Matthew Nifty Time (WIP Meetup/Nifty Gateway), Jack Limberis (Enemy Metal/Epix), Christina Akopova (Enemy Metal/Epix).
Own the Moment - Analytics for the Next Generation
7:30pm - 8:00pm EST / 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Own The Moment is on a mission to provide education to the community on how to collect and invest in NFTs. Watch for an overview of how OTM tools enhance the NFT collection experience, as well as a breakdown of our history as a business. We will also discuss our consulting work and the research that led us to develop the NFT Value Theorem. Feat. Own The Moment CEO, TJ Laessig & Co-founder Justin Herzig.
Panel - What can NFTs do?
8:30pm - 9:00pm EST / 5:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
NFTs are so much more than just pretty pictures and a store of value. A group discussion about one of the hottest topics in the NFT world: Utility. Feat. Matty DCL (Metakey), Joseph Saveedra (Infinite Objects), and James Young (Collab.Land).
Revv Racing — The $REVV Ecosystem
9:00pm - 9:30pm EST / 6:00pm - 6:30pm PDT
The $REVV Ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds. REVV Racing is launching soon on Polygon, and we’ll be joined by the Chairman of Animoca Brands, Yat Siu, to learn about this upcoming arcade simulation game.
Around The First Mint 🗣
🎉 First Mint Fest — Register Now
The Fest has arrived, and the Festival HQ Discord is OPEN! On today’s episode, we recap the HOT weekend in NFTs, give a little preview of the FEST and how to make the most of it, then dive into the somewhat stagnant world of NBA Top Shot.
☕️ Club Cold Brew — Legendary Drop, Playoff Common Drop
🎧A Brief History of NFT Drops (Feat. Ronin The Collector)
🎧 What Happens In August? (Feat. PlungeFather)
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